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Senate Democrats force vote on allowing no reason absentee voting in Michigan

Contact: Alex Rossman, 517-373-6091

Senate Democrats Force Vote on Allowing No Reason Absentee Voting in Michigan Effort to Increase Voter Access and Participation Fails Once Again on Republican Party Line Vote

MDP elects experienced, diverse leadership

By Mark Brewer, MDP Chair
February 24, 2009

The February 21st State Convention was attended by nearly 2,000 people, many of whom were first-time attendees. At the Convention, which was live-tweeted on our Twitter account, the Party elected an experienced and diverse group of leaders to tackle the challenges of 2009-10.

MDP State Convention - February 21, 8:00am

The Michigan Democratic Party holds its state convention in Cobo Center in Detroit on Saturday, February 21.

Saturday, February 21, 2009 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Results of the 9th Congressional District Caucus

February 21, 2009 - The Michigan 9th Congressional District Democratic Party held its caucus at 1pm today, Saturday, February 21st. The District caucus was convened as part of the Michigan Democratic Party's state convention at Cobo Hall in Detroit.

MDP 2008 Platform


Michigan Democratic Party The Michigan Democratic Party believes that government must be open, honest, responsive, and accountable to the people it serves. All citizens should have the freedom and the opportunity to rise as high as their talents and initiative will allow. Our Platform expresses our dedication to the belief that those who work hard should be assured the opportunity to achieve greater economic security, and that all should be able to live with basic human dignity. This Platform is a promise to the people of Michigan, based on our tradition and our commitment to a better future for the people of our state and nation, and embodying our core values of caring and responsibility.